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Allan J Withers said 1 year, 4 months ago: #
1/72 Revell, started this build 03-2016, I modified the main, tail rotors and gun mount with brass tube and wire, the exhausts with plastic tube, finished in MM enamels, still adding decals and details, will also add some Hellfire missiles.
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Ferry Dierckxsens said 1 year, 4 months ago: #
Great model Allan. I like the modifications you did, specialy the exhausts look great now. Nice interior with the cockpit details picked our nicely. I wasn’t aware that these Tigers are in use in Australia.
Thanks Ferry, the first four were assembled in France, the first flight of A38-001 was on 20-02-2004, the rest of our 22 Tigers were assembled at Australian Aerospace in Brisbane Qld beginning 31-03-2003, first flight of A38-005 on 15-12-2004.
Allan J Withers said 1 year, 1 month ago: #
Decals on with Future and a coat of Xtracrylix flat, still adding details.
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Ferry Dierckxsens said 1 year, 1 month ago: #
Coming along very nice Allan.
I’ve added an antennae with a small repair,
and some canopy vents from clear sheet and sprue, with Future,
Louis Gardner said 1 year, 1 month ago: #
I really like how your camouflage looks. It’s a nice looking contrast with the decals. I like it ………
Thanks Louis, not the usual green for an Aussie aircraft !!
Allan J Withers said 1 year ago: #
I’ll call this one finished, more weaponry is optional !!
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Allan J Withers said 4 months, 4 weeks ago: #
Now with the optional weaponry !! Hellfire missiles on the inner pylons and FZ 2.75″ rocket pods on the outer pylons, but without rockets as they would be too heavy !!!
Ferry Dierckxsens said 3 months, 2 weeks ago: #
Again, fantastic work Allan. Clours are stunning and all the details you added are just great.
Are they really flying with the empty rocket pods due to the weight??
Allan J Withers said 3 months, 2 weeks ago: #
Thanks Ferry, they usually have one each of the large rocket pods and hellfire missiles on the inner pylons and two smaller rocket pods on the outer pylons but they are different to what’s in the kit, I may have to scratch build them !!!
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